893125 Energy technology fundamentals

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2020
Languages of instruction


Motivation: Importance of energy for mankind
Energy engineering fundamentals: forms of energy, energy transformation, energy conservation, thermodynamics, exergy analysis, performance figures
Conventional energy conversion processes and plants: power plants, heating plants, combined heat and power plants, gas turbine combined cycle plants
Electrochemical energy storage and fuel cells

Previous knowledge expected

Physics for UBRM is recommended.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students...
...know the relevant forms of energy.
...are able to work with energy and power quantities.
...know energy-related quantities of state (enthalpy, entropy).
...are able to apply thermodynamic principles to energy conversion chains.
...are able to qunaitfy the efficiency of energy conversion chains.
...know relevant processes for conversion of primary energy in final energy.
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